Internet Marketing Training: What to Look Out For

 by: Jack Elmy

Almost everyone these days has seen or heard of story about an average Joe making a fortune through Internet marketing. Many Internet marketing training sites promise that you too can make a fortune and live in the lap of luxury while only working a couple of hours per day. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Who wouldn’t want to be rolling in cash and put out very little effort to do it?

These Internet marketing training sites assure you that you can join an elite group of wealthy entrepreneurs and all you have to do is pay a small fee to discover the ‘insider’ secrets. Still sounds like a pretty good deal. Spend $19.95 or $29.95 or even $39.95 to make a six figure a year income?

The problem is that a large bulk of these so called Internet marketing training sites will gladly take your money and offer you nothing in return. Oh, they’ll give you plenty of e-books and tips and free bonuses but there’s not really anything there that you can sink your teeth into. They may even offer you a money back guarantee, but read the find print and you’ll discover there are so many loops in that guarantee it looks like a roller coaster at a theme park.

This is not to say that making a good living on Internet marketing can’t be done, or even that it’s not possible to become wealthy. Obviously it is. If it wasn’t, the Internet would come crashing down around us and no one would bother with it. The point is that it is not quite as easy as some of these Internet marketing training sites would have you believe.

First, you need to understand that no e-book on the planet is going to make you wealthy overnight. Just like anything else, you’re going to have to put some effort into it. Simply registering a domain name is not going to bring the bucks flooding into your bank account.

Second, there is something to be said about learning from the experience and mistakes of others. Many Internet marketing training gurus have a wealth of worthy information to pass on and you can cut down on the amount of time you have to spend on the old ‘trial and error’ method by listening to them. However, make sure you’re taking the advice of someone who has really been in the trenches and knows what it takes to produce a successful, money earning website. Not someone who simply says they do.

Finally, do your research before you leap at the first offer you come across. There are a ton of Internet marketing training sites out there and unfortunately some of them ARE making a fortune off passing along outdated information to unsuspecting consumers new to the field.

Remember that anyone who guarantees you can make a fortune within thirty-six hours is best to avoid. Look for an Internet marketing training professional who will be honest and upfront with you; not someone who will promise you riches for nothing.

Copyright 2005 Jack Elmy

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